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Bush was the least pro-active US president since the second world war when it came to the middle east. Israelis are naturally happier when no-one else is ‘interfering’.
i hope Jay Rayner isn't jewish.
that Israelis want 300 odd million a year from the U.S with no strings attached.
Did you know that Israel is the largest recipient of overseas aid in the world? Not Ethiopia, or Sudan, or somewhere like that.
If the latter then I'd expect that given how many many Jews there are all over the world who probably contribute to their spiritual homeland.
That'd have to be some generous giving to compete against national governments
via the Bilderberg group...
my approval rating in Israel wouldn't it?
"This was the first meeting between Israelis and Palestinians at this level in nearly a year, according to Mitchell. "Even nine months ago, such a meeting did not seem possible," he said.
"Less than a week before President Obama took office, fierce conflict was raging in Gaza and southern Israel. "Today the atmosphere is different," Mitchell said. "Both parties share the goal of a two-state solution and of comprehensive peace. And both parties seek the re-launch of negotiations as soon as possible."
...until next year.
Also: Where is the corroboration for this 4% figure?
Surely that's a different thing to an approval rating?
you're an anti-semite. Everyone knows that.
I'm a lapsed Rasta. What does that make me?
there's tremendous support for him in many areas of the country.